About 1,461 cardiovascular deaths in rural Australia could be delayed or averted each year with improvements in modifiable risk factors. While they only account for 38% of the increased mortality burden in rural areas, the risk factors were ‘modest and achievable targets’ for health policy. According to a Deakin University modeling study, obesity and smoking ...
Investment in preventive health measures could reduce CVD deaths in the bush
By Mardi Chapman
9 Nov 2017